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Knock-off Amiibos spotted at retail

Knock-off Amiibos spotted at retail

Counterfeit versions of some of Nintendo’s Amiibo figures have been found on sale in Brazil.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 3rd 2015 at 11:59AM in News
Next Gen Skills Academy unveils first games courses

Next Gen Skills Academy unveils first games courses

The Next Gen Skills academy has unveiled its first course for aspiring developers.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jun 3rd 2015 at 11:50AM in News
Opinion divided over new Steam 14-day refunds

Opinion divided over new Steam 14-day refunds

Steam’s new refund policy appears to be a step in the right direction for consumers, but has it also opened the door for rough treatment of smaller developers?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 3rd 2015 at 10:48AM in News
YouTube signs Geoff Keighley for E3 livestream

YouTube signs Geoff Keighley for E3 livestream

Former Spike Video Game Awards host Geoff Keighley will be the face of YouTube’s extensive live coverage of E3 later this month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 3rd 2015 at 10:15AM in News

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VIDEO: Hearthstone ad to air during NBA and NHL finals

VIDEO: Hearthstone ad to air during NBA and NHL finals

Blizzard will give its free-to-play card battler Hearthstone a big push with a TV ad that will air during the NBA and NHL finals in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 3rd 2015 at 9:36AM in News
Pokémon Animation Studio coming to London in 2015

Pokémon Animation Studio coming to London in 2015

A new attraction in London will allow children to create their own animated Pokémon movies.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 3rd 2015 at 9:07AM in News
GameFly launches Netflix-like streaming service

GameFly launches Netflix-like streaming service

Gamefly has announced the launch of its new streaming service, which is backed by its recent acquisition of Israel-based cloud gaming platform Playcast.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 3rd 2015 at 4:09AM in News
Warner Bros pulling plug on Infinite Crisis

Warner Bros pulling plug on Infinite Crisis

DC Comics-themed MOBA Infinite Crisis will shut down just two months following official launch, publisher Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 3rd 2015 at 4:03AM in News

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Steam now offering refunds

Steam now offering refunds

Valve has announced Steam will begin offering refunds for nearly any purchase made on the digital distribution service.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 3rd 2015 at 3:58AM in News
Dark Souls 3 to be announced at E3, report claims

Dark Souls 3 to be announced at E3, report claims

Bandai Namco will later this month announce that developer From Software is working on Dark Souls 3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 2nd 2015 at 4:05PM in News
Fallout 4 announcement teased for tomorrow

Fallout 4 announcement teased for tomorrow

Over two years of speculation looks as if it will come to a head tomorrow with the teased confirmation of Fallout 4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 2nd 2015 at 3:55PM in News
Softbank ups Supercell stake

Softbank ups Supercell stake

Japanese telecoms firm Softbank has upped its stake in Clash of Clans developer Supercell by 22.7 per cent to 73.2 per cent.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jun 2nd 2015 at 3:36PM in News

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GameStop acquires ThinkGeek owner Geeknet

GameStop acquires ThinkGeek owner Geeknet

Games retail superpower GameStop has broadened its reach with the acquisition of Geeknet.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 2nd 2015 at 3:07PM in News
Nintendo says NX will not use Android OS

Nintendo says NX will not use Android OS

The upcoming NX console will not use Google’s Android operating system, the company has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 2nd 2015 at 2:43PM in News
Techland says Hellraid has not been cancelled

Techland says Hellraid has not been cancelled

First person RPG Hellraid has not been scrapped, its developer Techland has asserted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 2nd 2015 at 2:33PM in News
PlayStation Gear store arrives online in the UK

PlayStation Gear store arrives online in the UK

Sony has launched a UK version of its PlayStation Gear store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 2nd 2015 at 12:22PM in News

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GameStop announces 2015 US expo

GameStop announces 2015 US expo

Las Vegas will this year play host to GameStop’s annual consumer expo in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 2nd 2015 at 11:30AM in News
Tempo Storm is starring in its own animated comedy

Tempo Storm is starring in its own animated comedy

Andrey ‘Reynad’ Yanyuk’s eSports team Tempo Storm is branching out into animated comedy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 2nd 2015 at 10:50AM in News
Hipster Whale joins $500,000 funding for Halfbrick veterans' start-up

Hipster Whale joins $500,000 funding for Halfbrick veterans' start-up

The duo behind Crossy Road studio Hipster Whale has helped to fund a new developer in Australia.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 2nd 2015 at 10:11AM in News
Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games races into view

Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games races into view

Nintendo has announced a Wii U and 3DS release for Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 2nd 2015 at 9:40AM in News
1TB PS4 model revealed by FCC filing

1TB PS4 model revealed by FCC filing

It looks as if a PS4 including a 1TB hard drive is on the way, with an announcement at E3 looking very likely.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 2nd 2015 at 9:15AM in News
Prima owner acquires BradyGames

Prima owner acquires BradyGames

Gaming’s two strategy guide powerhouses are now one.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 2nd 2015 at 8:59AM in News
Lego Worlds arrives on Steam as Early Access release

Lego Worlds arrives on Steam as Early Access release

Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment has announced the launch of its Minecraft-like Lego Worlds on Steam Early Access.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 2nd 2015 at 2:47AM in News
Dr. Mario: Miracle Cure hits 3DS eShop next week

Dr. Mario: Miracle Cure hits 3DS eShop next week

Nintendo is readying a new Dr. Mario game for release on 3DS, according to the company's latest Nintendo Direct event.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 2nd 2015 at 2:42AM in News
Steam top ten sellers: May 24-30

Steam top ten sellers: May 24-30

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has finished on top of Steam's best-selling products list for the second week in a row.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 2nd 2015 at 2:35AM in News